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Four Bucks Is Dumb

A downside of my career is that I see the inside of an airplane more than I care to. The upside is that I like what I do when I get off the plane. Each trip enriches my thinking. Maybe it's the change
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Ready, Set, Lead

There are a few certainties in the world: people will disappoint you, others will amaze you and whatever you think about tomorrow is probably not going to happen. The reason? Change. And the rate of c
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No Matter Who Signs Your Paycheck, You Are Self Employed

While traveling this week I overheard a conversation where two people were discussing their disappointment that someone got promoted over one of the ladies in the conversation. They were clearly unhap
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Trend: We Are Value Creators

We are in a knowledge economy. We must stop providing information to clients and provide value. The question is, what is valuable to your customer? This is a very individual and often subjective ans
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No Matter Who Signs Your Paycheck, You Are Self Employed

While traveling this week I overheard a conversation where two people were discussing their disappointment that someone got promoted over one of the ladies in the conversation. They were clearly unhap
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Concessions Vs. Rent Decreases

There has been a healthy and timely discussion on www.multifamilyinsiders.com this week. It started with a comment I made at a seminar I presented in Columbus, Oh and spilled over into a blog on this
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Oh my, where does the time go?

I am shocked that two months have passed since my last blog entry. I'm putting some thought into what has been going on to keep me so busy. First, and most important for my out of control love for sho
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There is a Marketing Tool I Leave Home Without

Today I was packing my purse to head out for lunch with a new contact who discovered my Web site while doing a Google search for a apartment consultant and wanted to chat about my services. I stopped
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The Digital Comment Card Takes a Stand

Join me as I take a stroll to “back in the day.” I am 21 years old standing in front of my closet looking at my navy blue uniform suit, trying to find something to add to the outfit to disrupt the
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Recently Published in Landlord Times: 6 Questions With Kate Good1) What's your background? How did you come to be an apartment marketing guru?I was a servi-bar attendant who lost her job and found tha
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